南京

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Chinese[edit]

south capital; Beijing (abbrev.)
simp. and trad.
(南京)

Etymology[edit]

From (nán, “south, southern”) + (jīng, “capital”)

Pronunciation[edit]


Proper noun[edit]

南京

  1. Nanjing (a city in the Jiangsu province of eastern China)

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Japanese[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
なん
Grade: 2
きん
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

南京 ‎(hiragana なんきん, katakana ナンキン, romaji Nankin)

  1. Nanjing
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Noun[edit]

南京 ‎(hiragana なんきん, romaji nankin)

  1. pumpkin, squash
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Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
なん
Grade: 2
きょう
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

南京 ‎(hiragana なんきょう, romaji nankyō, historical hiragana なんきやう)

  1. a southern capital

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9